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Headgear, Orthodontic

Known as: Orthodontic Headgear, Orthodontic Headgears, headgear orthodontics 
An extraoral orthodontic appliance designed to create traction for growth modification, tooth movement and anchorage.
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2008
2008
Pressure alopecia is a form of nonscarring hair loss that occurs because of chronic pressure. This article reports the appearance… Expand
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2007
2007
Although the epidemiology and mechanics of concussion in sports have been investigated for many years, the biomechanical factors… Expand
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2006
2006
ORTHODONTIC' THERAPY can be a time-consuming, costly and sometimes stressful procedure for both the orthodontist and the patient… Expand
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2004
2004
To the Editor: Intraocular infection (endophthalmitis) is a serious risk after a penetrating injury to the eye and may result in… Expand
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2000
2000
Protraction headgears are commonly used in the treatment of Class III malocclusion characterized by maxillary retrognathism. The… Expand
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1997
1997
D i s e n g a g e m e n t of extraoral traction (headgear) may cause a variety of injuries to the eyes, eyelids, nose, and… Expand
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1991
1991
Sixty-six growing Class II, division 1 patients were treated with a headgear-reactivator combination. The appliance included a… Expand
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1991
1991
Sixty-six growing Class II, division 1 patients were treated with a headgear-reactivator combination. The appliance included a… Expand
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1988
1988
A case report of a severe penetrating ocular injury, which resulted in the loss of the injured eye, following dislocation of a… Expand
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1985
1985
Dislocation of extraoral orthodontic tractional devices (headgear) resulted in penetrating ocular injuries in three eyes of two… Expand
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